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Diet and menopausal health

05 April 2005

Nursing Standard

Continuing professional development

This article outlines the evidence for exercise and dietary influences on many of the major disease risks for women around the menopause and after, including...

Dietary guidelines for the management of diabetes

19 July 2005

Nursing Standard

Learning zone

This article outlines contemporary guidelines for the dietary management of diabetes, with the aim of reducing inconsistencies in dietary recommendations.

Hydration for adults

10 November 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Nurses are keenly aware of the need for patients to be adequately hydrated. This article describes the different types of dehydration and the best way for patients...

Obesity management

11 August 1999

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Recent national initiatives to reduce the numbers of people classified as obese appear to have failed. Norma Crombie summarises some current thinking on the subject...

Dietary guidelines for the management of diabetes

13 July 2005

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article outlines contemporary guidelines for the dietary management of diabetes, with the aim of reducing inconsistencies in dietary recommendations.

Food and mood

01 November 2000

Learning Disability Practice

CPD

A number of specific nutrients and other active substances in foods are thought to have a direct impact on mood. Carol Ottley explores the evidence linking food with...

Food and mood

01 December 2000

Mental Health Practice

CPD

A number of specific nutrients and other active substances in foods are thought to have a direct impact on mood. Carol Ottley explores the evidence linking food with...

The diet dilemma for women with breast cancer

01 September 2004

Cancer Nursing Practice

Clinical

A Breast Cancer Care online survey shows that over 50 per cent of women with breast cancer had made changes to their diet as a result of being diagnosed, yet fewer...

Nutritional benefits of drinks

13 December 2000

Nursing Standard

Nutrition and diet

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to provide you with guidance on the nutritional and hydrating benefits of various drinks. Although...

Common food allergies

05 April 2005

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

The incidence of allergic disease, including food allergy, appears to be increasing in the UK (Gupta et al 2003). Although any food has the potential to cause an...